Mesoamerica - Resources

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JASS collaborated with filmmakers Maria del Pilar Godoy and Renato Martínez to develop this short documentary on women within the migrant caravan travelling through Central America and Mexico in 2018. 
JASS
  Journey into the situation of civil society struggles to defend land and territory as the extractive economic model takes over in Honduras, in the first video of a 4-part series. This series spotlights the interesting results of a participatory mapping process that looks at the intersection between struggles for land, against extractives, and violence against women and women human rights defenders in 10 of Honduras' departments.
Red Nacional de Defensoras de Derechos Humanos en México & JASS (Asociadas por lo Justo)
5 women representing NGOs from Mexico spoke to the key topics most concerning women activists in Mexico: femicide, reversal of sexual and reproductive rights, violence against WHRD and women journalists, the cases of Atenco and Ciudad Juarez, lack of protection for domestic workers, trafficking of women, and others, in New York in July during the 52nd Session of the CEDAW Committee. Read More: Women Defenders Use CEDAW To Pressure Mexican Government
Daysi Flores Hernandez
This video shows the context in Mesoamerica
Looking back at JASS' Movement Building Initiative in Mesoamerica, Southeast Asia, and Southern Africa
JASS and the Nobel Women’s Initiative urge the Obama Administration to condemn violence perpetrated against women’s and human rights defenders since the June 2009 coup. To support Feminists in Resistance, read more ..
The Nobel Women's Initiative's (NWI) Women Redefining Democracy International Conference in which 120 women from 36 countries gathered in Guatemala to discuss the role of women in redefining democracy as well as formulating strategies on how to bridge the gap between women's human rights and democracy.
The morning sessions conclude with energy and enthusiasm high among the participants of the international strategy conference, Women Redefining Democracy, coordinated by the Nobel Women's Initiative. 
In this booklet, we spotlight JASS' key accomplishments across Mesoamerica, Southern Africa, and Southeast Asia in 2019. Check out stories from the frontlines of change!
Marusia López Cruz
Are relocation programs fitting women human rights defenders’ needs?
Check out how women crossed many lines for justice, equality and peace in 2018!

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